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Laneway Loft


In a Toronto laneway near the Art Gallery of Ontario, this single-family passive solar house was inserted onto a tiny site previously occupied by a two-car garage. Inside the home, large windows and spacious rooms over three floors create an expansive feeling, overcoming the restrictions of the modest site. The Laneway Loft illustrates how underused or abandoned properties in the urban core can be used instead of continually extending the city's boundaries. Read More

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EnerGuide Rating: 81

"Solares was instrumental in massaging my vision into a workable design on a difficult site. I am very pleased with how the space works. I enjoyed the enthusiasm and creativity of the Solares team and found them very easy to work with." -- July 2012

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